Barnard's E Nebula
Date: August 15, 2012
Location: Pearson College, Metchosin, BC
Optics: Williams Optic 66 on Meade LXD55 mount
Camera: Canon EOS 20Da modified
Exposure: 15 light frames of 60 seconds, ISO 1600
Processing: Light frames calibrated with 15 x 60 sec dark frames in ImagesPlus. Light frames combined using MinMax Excluded.
The Barnard's E Nebula (Barnard 142 and 143) is a pair of dark nebula well-defined on a background of Milky Way. The nebula is known for its evocative "E" shape. The bright orange star on the left is gamma Aquila or Tarazed.